The most pleasant months of the year for Chignik Lake are August, July and September. In Chignik Lake, there are 0 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. August is the hottest month for Chignik Lake with an average high temperature of 58.1°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Alaska. January is the snowiest month in Chignik Lake with 14.1 inches of snow, and 8 months of the year have significant snowfall. Days with noticeable humidity are rare throughout the year.
Summer High: the July high is around 57 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 29
Rain: averages 42 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 73 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Chignik Lake area is 4.9 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Alaska.
4.9 / 10
A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.
Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Chignik Lake
YOU SHOULD KNOW
Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.
Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.
Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.